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December 2016 Newsletter

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Give a Gift That Can Transform Lives

This Christmas, what if you could give loved ones and friends a gift that has God’s potential for transforming their lives? What if you could give them something that would teach them to experience more of the Abundant Life Jesus promised us? Wouldn’t that be one of the best gifts they would receive? Imagine how much better their lives could be living closer to God and the way he designed us to live.

Give your loved ones and friends a tool that explains all of God’s New Testament principles and skills for living

My new book, Driving Through Heaven: The Complete Guide to Knowing God and Living in His Kingdom on Earth,

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Coping When Your Spouse or Partner Leaves You

Losing a spouse to death or divorce is a terrible experience. Both produce a flood of emotions; often a sense of guilt and/or failure; and difficulty thinking clearly and making decisions.

Here are some suggestions for coping with the loss when a partner leaves the relationship:

GO TO GOD FOR GUIDANCE. He knows you and your spouse well, and what you both need. Ask what you need to do, and what, if anything, you can do for your partner. Realize that if the person has left the relationship, it may not be possible to convince them to return. Consider seeking guidance from clergy or a spiritual director.

TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF. Seek support from family and friends. Talking with trusted …

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Made Like God #3

Our Emotional Dimension

This continues my series on how God made us, which I began by describing our five dimensions and focusing on spirituality, and in the second post, describing our intellectual (thinking) dimension.

Our emotions are another way God made us like him, and are his gift to us.  Emotions are spiritual, intellectual, and physical energy that we feel.  All emotions originate as thoughts, as our minds process life events and tell us how to react to them.
Emotions, or feelings, provide us with several things:

  • A life experience like God’s (with the same emotions he has).
  • Breadth and depth to life (imagine how flat life would feel without emotions).
  • Indicators of what is happening in our
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Made to be Like God: The Five Dimensions He Gave Us #2

Our Intellectual Dimension

In the first post of this series, I described how God made us with five dimensions and described the first, and most important one, our spiritual dimension. The second most important is our intellectual dimension, because how we live is based on our beliefs and thinking. Our emotions are created from what our belief system tells us we are to feel at any instant, even though we are rarely aware of that thought process. How we love and relate with others is grounded in our beliefs. And, our beliefs and rules for living determine in large part our physical health and well-being.

Here are the God-designed principles of our intellectual dimension:

  • Knowing God’s absolute truth and reality.
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